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Preventing text from moving between pages in Word 2007 or Open Office

I have been working on revising a novel using pen and paper, and I am fast approaching the point in which I will be making all these revisions to the original document.

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"I have never written a novel, but I have had to deal with this gripe from a variety of users. The best advice I can give is to never rely on a word processor for pagination w/o manual breaks, especially when going between OO and Word.

One nice solution I can think of is to use Scribus, it is free and very easy to use as well as powerful. You could make a series of pages and one big text frame that spanned them and then you can edit and move them around on specific pages as needed. Make a seperate file or text frame for each chapter if you wish.

It exports of PDF very nicely, and is a true desktop publishing tool and not a word processor. You'll probably find it well-suited to your needs."